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labs are opening their doors to scientists of tomorrow. abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. >> when irene medina returned to high school this fall she had plenty of stories to tell about her summer job. >> i did my first surgery in iraq. it was interesting and exciting for me. >> instead of flipping burgers , she was helping researchers at ucsf understand brain function. it is helping newborn infants survive brain traumas and other injuries. >> i started thinking, what they are doing is something great. >> across the bay at the university of california, they were doing great science too working on a study that could some day help human muscles regenerate. >> we saw improved muscle regeneration, actually. it was interesting. >> the path into these high end labs began with internship programs from the california institute of regenerative medicine. once in the program they are assigned mentors to gather them in real life lab assignments. >> they get down to the genetic level and cellular level, and they really understand that their specific part of the project
are opening their doors to scientists of tomorrow. abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. >> when irene medina returned to high school this fall she had plenty of stories to tell about her summer job. >> i did my first surgery in iraq. it was interesting and exciting for me. >> instead of flipping burgers , she was helping researchers at ucsf understand brain function. it is helping newborn infants survive brain traumas and other injuries. >> i started thinking, what they are doing is something great. >> across the bay at the university of california, they were doing great science too working on a study that could some day help human muscles regenerate. >> we saw improved muscle regeneration, actually. it was interesting. >> the path into these high end labs began with internship programs from the california institute of regenerative medicine. once in the program they are assigned mentors to gather them in real life lab assignments. >> they get down to the genetic level and cellular level, and they really understand that their specific part of the project including the li
off the race to the top, let's hire 100,000 new math and science teachers who are actually trained in math and science. let's continue to focus on early childhood education, makes a big difference for kids who are particularly low income. part of the race to the top let's figure out what are the dropout factors out there. a couple thousand schools where we know they are really underperforming and let's transform those schools. >> in the state of the union you said i'm putting you on notices, colleges, if you don't reduce this tuition, you don't see your funding dropped. is there any evidence that they have done anything to changed? that they have listened to that threat? >> there are some schools that we have. the biggest problem that we have with tuition, especially at public universities, is state legislatures have been shifting priorities, and what we've said to state legislatures is you've got to do your part and prioritize this because how well your state does is going to depend on how good -- how well your work force is educated, but what we've also seen is schools starting t
of english, at least three years of mathematics, at least three years of science and at least three years of social science, comparedded to those who students who did not complete a core curriculum, those students completing a core curriculum scored 144 points higher on the s.a.t. >> suarez: what do we know about the predictive value of the test itself? you have a threshold for college readiness. if you go into an institution of higher learning without reaching that threshold, are you automatically going to fail, not complete? what do we know? >> absolutely not. that threshold is a guide. it allows us to look at groups of students. what we know is that the group of students who meet the threshold have a 65% likelihood of achieving a b-minus g.p.a. or higher during their freshman year. obviously there are other factors that admission officers take into consideration. but it does help guide us in thinking about where we are and the need to have more students better prepared for college. currently of 100 ninth graders, 44 will go on to college. yet only 21 will graduate within a six-year per
-changing high-tech world. >> the science has grown dramatically in the last 20 years. and it will be a gradual transition. but i think it's the way yes we have to do. it is the way of the future. and with the science advancing as rapidly as it is, i think it makes good sense. >> reporter: lanier praises the current officers who will get other uniform duties. the new $220 million headquarters of the city's chief medical examiner and state-of-the-art laboratories for crime scene analysis. it's due to open on monday and expected to improve police and prosecution work on thousands of cases. the chief medical officer responsible for all death investigations also will move from its rundown headquarters near the old d.c. general hospital to the new facility that will be run by a civilian director. but the d.c. fraternal order of police union says the city is making a mistake replacing seasoned sworn officers who know crime scenes. >> unless you're going to replace the experts, and that's what those guys are, experts, with experts, then that's potentially a problem. >> reporter: the union contends the
may sound like science fiction but google headquarters where engineers are working to make the dream a reality. explains a new and modernized of the road. >> perhaps the drive point governor jerry brown arrived today at google headquarters toyota. he then went inside and signed a law clearing the way for driverless cars to hit the road. >> self driving car is another step forward in this long march of california pioneering the future and leading not just the country, the whole world. >> the new law will set standards including requiring a human being to be behind the wheel in case of an emergency, but that may eventually change according to google cofounder. >> you can have a car drop you off at work, get out, walk through a little bit of space, and it goes off and takes somebody else somewhere else. >> he says driverless cars may enable large car sharing and potentially reduce the demand for parking. engineers say driverless cars will not be subject to what most automobile crashes, human error. >> i expect going to be far safer than human-driven cars. >> judging by a reaction, some
sophisticated mathematics and the science behind meteorology. we used data from many sources - data coming from the national weather service, data coming from farms - to predict not just the weather, but how that weather impacts farms. > > lloyd, tell me, what exactly does this do? what does this information do for, say, the farmer? > > well, instead of getting a generic and fairly vague weather forecast, we can provide a detailed forecast of when and where it might rain tomorrow on the farm, and more importantly, how that would affect the operations. so when i talk to farmers, one of the things that they tell me is a big challenge, especially in the drought-stricken season, is irrigation. they want to be much more efficient at using water, and they want to schedule that ahead of time. that's dependent on where and when it will rain tomorrow - the temperature, the humidity. the idea is that we not only predict the weather, but we can predict the schedule of the irrigation, where and when the water would need to be applied. > > is this being rolled out now, being put into use? > > well, we've ac
morning news.. all local.. all morning. ((break 4)) teaching kids science and technology.the huge bbost the city school system is getting. tonight on fox 45 nees at five. 3 -live llok haabor 33 3 33 3 &p3 3 3 3 3 3 3 fiber map 3 the balttmore city police departmenttis takinn a closer look at the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in police custody. the deparrment is now launching a criminal investigation into his eath. death. joel d. smith is live at policc headquarters wwth some witnesses say... thhe are not surrrised. good morning joel d. good morning patrice ever since patrice ever since anthhny anderson dieddin policee ustody friday, family and friends have complained they weren't hearing the whole wrong. police have not s wron. officially identifiid the man, but friends and family say thhs is himm.. 46 year old anthony andeesoo. witnesses say he was near the corner of streets ,,visiting his clothes officerrjumped from an unmarked ar and confronted initially police said anderson died from choking on drrgs he that's incorrect. witenesses say even if police
, not science fiction. >> reporter: speciality hospital in washington which helped her get off ventilator donated $8,000 to her and her family and she was presented with an ward from the johns hopkins hospital for inspiring others. she tries not to look back on the night that changed her life. >> i mean i ask myself why, who, why would they do this who did it, i have moments like that but --. >> reporter: she looks forward to years and decades of rehabilitation and years and decades with her children and grandchildren. >> i'm -- my legs or anything but i'm glad i'm still alive and still here. >> reporter: she has been able to recover some movement in her shoulder hands but fine mo skills may never return. there are no suspects in the shooting. >> let's take you down to camden yards. nice brisk flag flying there. feeling like fall but not to chilly yet. let's check in with jamie in just a little bit. crowd still hanging out, picking up the orange orioles stuff. nice night but what's on tap sniffle gentle breeze. >> not to much. >> 80s tomorrow. >> spice things up. >> 66 in town righ
on death row right now. >> why bother driving when the car can do it for you? no longer science fiction, and now the official california policy. ann noterangelo has more on how global team up with the governments to look into the future. >> the day is coming when you are a passenger in at the car and the driver says " look, no hands " and you are not scared. >> today we are looking at science-fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self driving car. >> governor jerry brown arrived at the googled mountains you headquartered in a self driving a car to accelerate his partnership with google. google has gone 3,000 mi. of the technology in the new law allows them on public roads as long as there is a licensed and insured driver behind the wheel and it directs the dmv to adopt regulations for the vehicles. the governor signed legislation around an audience of school employees. the global co-founder was asked when the public might get their hands on this vehicle. >> i do not want to overpromise, we have ambitious targets for the team, they're looking at me answering this question. >> he did s
're the -- >> are they luddit, anti-science? >> i think if they're convinced, as many of them are, that science is being used as a conspiracy to take away their freedom and take away their dependence -- >> i saw that movie, it's called "planet of the apes" and it wasn't a comedy. >>i're a ln to -- we watch fox, we listen because have you to cover the wholspectrum as a reporter, that's the -- that's the message that you get. that the scientists and the bureaucrats are combining to rob us of our freedom. >> so it's basically a fear, ar vein take a look at this number though. the infamous birther question. was the president born in the united states? unounstie to be born here to be president. ohio republican primary voters, people who voted already this year, 37% don't think barack obama was born here. just 2 in 5 say the president was american born and, therefore, a legitimate president. when you ask the president's religion, this gets scary. a majority of all voters don't take him at his word. just 49%. rin,ch is what he saysy he's he is. and 30% of republicans and 34% of conservative republicans say obama is
that crees e nt l the e lill university from the window of modern science, the more it looks mind like than machine-like. the universe is not a physical machine. it works like your body works. your body has a hundr trillion cells which is more than the cells in the milkiway galaxy. er cell is tracking whatvery other cell is doing. how does a human body thing thoughts, play piano, make a baby all at the same time because yoiologilhy are a symphony of the universe and you dance to the music even though you can't name the tune. this is so mind-boggling that there's no physical ef explanation for it. there's a mind and it' onl nipny tanlt, on nish ant, on knee press ant and you can't change. >> one of the things that fascinates me in my generation there's been a decline in uracticed organization, ing to buil there's been more of a do it yourself phase. >> right. the questions don't go away. >> can you gel get the fulfillment without being part of an organized religion? li.i think that'she fute o it's going to be secular, universal, hold onto the truths of organized religion. organized rehis has
y. 're the simplicity party. they're the -- >> are they lud indicts, anti-science? >> i think if they're convinced, as many of them are, that science is being used as a conspiracy to take away their deen- m and take away their shamovie, it's called "planet of the apes" and it wasn't a comedy pup. >>e watch fox, we listen to it, that's the message that you get. that the scientists and t aus cni t us of our freedom. >> so it's basically a fear, it's a fear of everything. take a look at this number though. the infamous birth question, was the president born in the united states. under our constitution he has t be born here to be prid rlipryvoters, 37% they do not think barack obama was born here. just 2 in 5 say the president was american born and, therefore, a legitimate president. when you ask the president's religion, this gets scary. a majority of all voters don't take him atis word. just 49%. this is all vote, sa he' st w i what he says he is. and 30% of republicans and 34% of conservative republicans say obama is a muslim. simple as that. here is the point. these bad numbe
to the blind. the governor signed a bill that paves the way. it's science fiction soon to become reality. dmv has to have new regulations in place in three years. >> now a check on the forecast. >> there is temperatures right now, we have 50s near the coast. fog is holding numbers down inland areas where the sun is shining so running close to yesterday's levels. there is a tomorrow morning foggy and cool. make sure you add an extra layer on f you're working or living inland you can shed a layer, upper 50s along the coast. cooler now, don't take this the wrong way there is when i'll be back with a warmer forecast coming up. >> and there is latest spat in an ongoing feud between two silicon valley giants. the business decision that google says apple is going to regret. >> there is a new state ban on dancing. why a mom sued a kid's school for their father daughter dances. >> and abc 7 about to make someone $49,000 richer, and you can click to enter. and right here on abc 7. already like us. and you still have a dance chans go to our facebook page. and see where you can enter. we'llú ♪ just p
to imagine what isn't and bringing be it into reality. so today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: like many technologies developed here in silicon valley, this one sll needs time to grow and answer questions like who gets the ticket if a self-driving car runs a red light. >> self-driving cars do not run red lights. >> reporter: and there you have it. something else to consider about the hype about the google glasses. sergey brin was wearing them there. maybe when you're being driven to work you can check your stock, facebook updates in front of you on your windshield. the possibilities are endless. >> can you sit in the car behind the steering wheel and it drives for you? >> you sit in the car behind the steering wheel. in fact the law at first says somebody does have to be there. but you don't have to steer. all the gps and technology involved puts the car on a path for you. >> fascinating. thank you, scott budman. >>> san jose police released surveillance videos of man robbing a bank. the man is seen wearing a baseball bat a
. meet tom, an appraiser for 26 years. he said it's part art, part science. >> what kind of improvements have you made to your home in the recent past? >> a lot. >> reporter: remember that out of control office? now, all business. the cluttered kitchen, cleaned up. and the old facet, updated. and the living room, now spare. the old set, replaced with state of the art. but could those little changes really pay off? remember, the last appraisal came in at $190,000. the new appraisal? >> oh, good. >> that's a lot better. >> reporter: $214,000. a $24,000 increase. >>> and they were such good sports, they did everything on that seven-page to-do list. and it paid off. remember, we spent $1600. for every dollar they spent they got $15 back on that appraisal. so it's a good lesson. the first appraisal, not the final word. the important thing here, don't panic. >> and what about prospective buyers? >> the house is still for sale, but they have people coming over and importantly coming back for a second look. >> good luck to them and thank you so much sharyn. >>> and coming up. are we looking at a
at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality he was there to sign a bill authored by state senator alex padilla. >> we can safe lives and create jobs and that is a great bill, whether you're an engineer or politician. >> 40,000 americans are killed nearly in auto accidents. engineers are convinced self driving cars will reduce numbers. and freeways will be less congested and computers will allow cars to save safely bumper to bumper. >> what i can see is phone shall to trance form our urban centers and you can have a car drop you off here at work and get out, walk three green space. this takes someone else somewhere else. >> and google is wondering about the experimental goggles. they're sharing the vision engineers have embraced. self driving cars could expand the market empowering vision impaired and disabled to share the road. and the bill governor brown signed will give the dmv three years to come up with regulations to allow those cars to hit the streets. >> that is going to change everything. thank you. >> comcast told a thousand workers three of the california call centers will cl
called those science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> they're closer to becoming reality than you think. abc's jim avila has taken one for a test drive. >> reporter: you've seen this, cars that slam on the brakes before you hit a pole. but here's something you have never seen. the car of the future. making the driver totally unnecessary. no hands. google's working on one. and the federal government is sponsoring a field test in ann arbor, michigan. with cars that automatically swerve past accidents and alert you to oncoming hazards. now, this at general motors test track. i sat in the driver's seat when this car stayed in its lane. it stopped on its own when a car driving 30 miles an hour slower, pulled in front of us. >> we can see the day when cars avoid collisions. >> reporter: it's on a dream, since george jetson sat in his flying car. >> the vehicle can take complete control and take you to your destination in comfort and safety and security. >> reporter: this prototype used radar, cameras and gps to drive itself. feet off the pedals. can look away. don't do this at home. at
registered voters will request a mail in ballot. san jose state political science profession or says campaigning know they have to reach voters sooner. >> they have to put those ads out earlier than they would have in the past. >> one of the most talked about initiatives in san jose, it would raise minimum age from 8 to $10 an hour. they say their grass roots campaign can't take any votes for granted. >> we started not just a few weeks before the early voting but we have been going at it for about 2 months now. >> reporter: backed by the silicone valley chamber of customers. these political ads are going up now. say early voting and mail in ballot make it more expensive. but waiting until the end of october is not an option. >> if you wait you have no chance of winning. >> reporter: several bat on the drop off-sites like this one will open up october 8. you can go to our website for locations. just click on web links. matt keller. >>> some same sex couples are getting a reprieve from the federal government. partners in which one is an illegal immigrant will put their deportation on h
way. and there's a great quote on this, you have to build the science of human relationships. and it is a science. maybe somebody should talk to the president and say, look, this is a scice tmaster. i do think, mika,his afedernance at home and abroad. i do think there is too much anecdotal evidence. talked about the senate democratic caucus and iust read thesila98 rounds of golf. anybody play golf with the guy? and nobody. >> nobody. because he doesn't -- he doesn't do the -- >> you think he should be having deep and intense meetings with nenyah >> tce6: the morning, i don't know if you think i'm a 3-year-old, but i'm not even going to waste my breath at 6:18 in the morning answering these false connections. but i will tell you what he needs to do. >>t's also aalse argument. >> it's not a false argunt, mi it's a matter of history. >> when he totally trumps romney completely in that. >> can i ask you a question? >> no. >> i'm going to ask you a question. hothn- >> you want to hear? >> i think this is how we help the middle east is i think we need to get somof these pills from
university is helping a program by awarding grant money to baltimore elementary schools. the national science foundation will award the funds over a five-year period and partnership with the schools. it will help 1300 students in grades three through five improve science and math education. here is sarah caldwell and traffic pulse 11. >> there is a busy ride out there. if you're traveling in the next few minutes, delays forming on southbound 795. they form from white marsh and continue down to the beltway. reid 7, philadelphia road and ridge road, watch for an accident in rosedale. 22 miles per hour on the west side outer loop. eastbound i-70 from 32 all way towards 29, expect delays. another one coming in on westbound 100 and oakwood road, creating a big backup approaching route 10. six miles per hour there. pretty heavy south of this exit. south of the beltway or these, these delays continue from white marsh down to the 895 split. tony, over to you. >> we are off to a nice start. plenty of sunshine out there. winds have shifted to the southwest. 48 in jarrettsville. you want to take in ligh
anything to do with the satellite glitch in the michael sync report. we want to give your science geek viewers an update what is going on. you are among our most favorite viewers by the way so here's an update. nasa rover curiosity that landed early last month is making pretty big progress. curiosity using the robotic arm to a martian rock. first time that happened according to scientists. a laser on the end of this arm we're looking at in this picture zapped the rock and analyzed its composition. and then the rover took off on its longest drive, so far, 140 feet, which might not sound like a lot but this is taking place on mars, folks. of course the big work still lies ahead. the rover slowly but surely making its way to the foothills of a giant mountain, mount sharp. about six miles from where the roof very is right now. there is belief there is evidence of water at the base of that mountain that water once existed there and perhaps that could mean life once existed there too. the rover could start making its way toward mount sharp by the end of the year. we'll keep you posted on the
striking for their kids. >> how about science deniers. the science is in. you have to get that in. birther three is critical for learning. it is a funding issue. if you don't have money for kids until they are six years old to start kinder garden, you have missed that -- those critical brain development years. we are starting to fund public education too late. >> i want to unpack one thing pedro said so people understand. when we say integration is off the table in public schools, what we are talking about is that justice roberts ruled in 2007 in the seattle school's decision that schools could not take race into a factor at all to integrate public schools. that's where brown ended and so i just think as a big point, not that we have all the time in the world for it but part of these reform issues are also about reforming the courts. there are certain decisions we talk a lot about in money and politics. this area of integration is something that is going to come from reforming. >> i have been so revved up since education nation. we are doing a little education every week. you guys are alre
plex in one of the self driving cars and said he was impressed. >> today we are looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow reality. self driving cars. >>reporter: he was there to sign a bill authored by state senator padilla that will set regular litigation for making them street legal. >> we can save lives. we can create jobs. and ease congestion and reduce emission in the process that's a dream bill. whether an engineer or a politician. >> about 40,000 americans are killed yearly in auto accident accidents. engineers are cop convinced self driving cars will reduce those numbers. jobs will be created to develop the navigation sensors and other technology. freeway will be less congested because computers will allow cars to travel safely nearly bumper to bumper. google co-founder pwrin also foresee reduced need for massive parking lots. >> what i see in the project is potentially to really transform our urban centers and not need that much parringing. you can have a car drop you off here to work. get out. walk through a little bit of green space and it goes off and take
to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> bill: thanks for staying with us. i'm bill o'reilly. three hot topics, beginning with another unbelievable aclu campaign. this one in michigan. they're asking a federal judge to prohibit a checkoff box on voting registration applications that asserts the person voting is a citizen of the united states. they don't want that. here now, attorneys of fox news analyst kimberly gill guilfoyle and his wheel. who is it going to hurt and suppress? >> suppress everybody in michigan because everyone will be confused. >> bill: confused. >> are you a u.s. citizen? >> bill: that's going to confuse nerve. >> that's what the aclu is saying. i hate to agree with you. i hate it. >> bill: this is just madness and stupidity. >> yes. >> bill: more aclu taking up the time of the courts. >> they're saying the process -- >> due process. >> confuse the issue, which you have to say you're an american citizen. >> bill: you know why they're doing this, don't you? >> of course, because they want to
, science and language arts. the superintendent told the albany patch she learned of the allegations monday placed him on leave immediately, called police. school officials will be reaching out to parents and additional counseling is available for students at the middle school. he is being held on $100,000 bail. he's scheduled for his first appearance friday at 2:00 in the afternoon. on the albany patch, a lot of readers are sending in comments and vast majority in favor of the man they called mr. i. one person saying that his child dressed up as mr. i as they call him, on halloween they liked him so much, popular person, a lot of debate and right now we don't know how long this relationship lasted, albany police looking for anybody who knows anything about this possible relationship alleged relationship to come forward or if there might have been others. that in itself is drawing ire from the people on the website. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> problems at another east bay school in antioch, fourth grade student brought a weapon to school students knew about it and what shocked administr
: almost 68% of the total registered voters will request a mail in ballot. san jose state political science profession or says campaigning know they have to reach voters sooner. >> they have to put those ads out earlier than they would have in the past. >> one of the most talked about initiatives in san jose, it would raise minimum age from 8 to $10 an hour. they say their grass roots campaign can't take any votes for granted. >> we started not just a few weeks before the early voting but we have been going at it for about 2 months now. >> reporter: backed by the silicone valley chamber of customers. these political ads are going up now. say early voting and mail in ballot make it more expensive. but waiting until the end of october is not an option. >> if you wait you have no chance of winning. >> reporter: several bat on the drop off-sites like this one will open up october 8. you can go to our website for locations. just click on web links. matt keller. >>> some same sex couples are getting a reprieve from the federal government. partners in which one is an illegal immigrant will put the
and making fun of each other while we are in the science fair together. >> together they applied their skills to find ways to save their school districts tens of thousands of colors in energy costs. something the las of 1936 never had to worry about. >> it's baby steps you have to take to lead to a big difference. it's what you have to do. every light switch counts. >> for example, this lamp is an older system. it's about one and a half inches in diameter and uses more energy than newer models. >> their cool, they know it best, and they can help us out with specific counts and specific information. the project was made 'baseball pg&e innovator pilot program wherein saytors like duane are brought on board to do an energy audit. in this case he was teamed with those who know the campus best, the members of the green engineering academy. >> that measure we identified was about 100,000kwh of annual savings which i think is $14,000 for the school each year that they would save. >> the students were able to identify more than 45 quad lamps, multiple thermostats and old computers that were outdated
to go. it is the way of the future. and with the science advancing as rapidly as it is, i think it makes good sense. >> unless you're going to replace the experts -- and that's what those guys are, experts -- with experts, then it's potentially a problem. >> d.c. police says the city has not hired enough officers and has stretched the force too thin. >>> this morning parks and service will announce the contractor picked to repair the earthquake damaged washington monument. the monument sustained serious structural damage in last year's 5.2 magnitude quake. the top of the obelisk has large cracks. the repairs are expected to cost $15 million. the monument won't reopen until sometime in 2014. look for the latest on "news 4 midday" at 11:00 and on our website, nbcwashington.com of. >>> a major casino and gaming company wants to buy a stake in the largest gaming center maryland live. penn national gaming, which also jones rosecroft race way in prince george's county wants to buy a stake in maryland live. penn national has been trying to defeat maryland's gaming bill, and their hollywood casi
? >> the reason they went into it, keep in mind, president obama has a science advisor john hold drum, one. hazards after free society is cheap energy. secretary chu getting solyndra and solar companies money. what their goal was as president obama stated to make energy rates skyrocket. only makes conceiveable sense in electricity and energy is in the stratosphere much more expensive. solar only begins to make sense. so that was the original plan. that didn't come through because congress failed to pass a climate bill which would have helped. president obama is doing everything he can to make energy more difficult when it comes to coal in the united states and other forms of drilling and things like that. so what's happened is it is ideology that is driving this policy. they want renewable energy. it is based on fear of man made global warming. they say we have to get off carbon based energy. need to do it fast. this is their ideology. that is why they're doing stuff that makes no sense. federal government as venture capitalist makes no sense. melissa: venture capitalist their record is no
on facebook. we're back in one-half hour with another update. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ >>> 7:30 now on a tuesday morning, september 25th, 2012. nice morning here in the northeast. meanwhile inside studio 1a time for the old wind machine, but enough about savannah. we have got -- >> oh, you did not! >> we've got day two of "ask away today." that's the wind machine filled with questions. i'm going to jump in there in a couple minutes, pick a couple out and quiz my companions. >> i've got a question for. why are you so mean? >> i'm not mean. >> what's wrong with you? >> the nfl refs have me on the edge. i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie. also ahead, your interview with the president. >> we talked about education and the problems facing our nation's schools and al
your applications? we'll show you next. plus, the zombie apocalypse may be the subject of science fiction or some kind of fiction, but these undead bees are very real. zombie bees just ahead. >> shep: number of the nation's largest retailers have just announced plans to hire tens of thousands of employees temporary employees for the upcoming holiday season. will it help the question and how many of those jobs will become permanent? the wal-mart reporting and expects to hire 50,000 people. toys r us, 45,000. kohl's, 52,000 seasonal employees. slightly more than each company hired last year, which is obviously good. the problem is, the holiday hiring is below prerecession levels. they say it's better than last year shows there has been at least some economic growth. rich edson is live. how close are we to prerecession levels? >> one report says we're getting closer this season. consulting firm challenger gray and christmas expects holiday hiring this year to approach 700,000. better than the 660,000 workers retailers hired last season. less than 650,000 the holiday season before. an
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